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The first cube houses in the Netherlands

Did you know that the iconic cube houses in Rotterdam were not the first cube houses in the Netherlands? The first cube houses were...
Did you know that the Wadden Islands are not the only place in the Netherlands where you can go mudflat walking? The Sophia Polder is a relatively new nature reserve near Dordrecht in South Holland. At low tide the polder is dry and is perfect for rugged mudflat hiking trips.

Mudflat walking in South Holland

Did you know that the Wadden Islands are not the only place in the Netherlands where you can go mudflat walking? The Sophia Polder is...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...
Did you know that 435 shipwrecks have been found in the soils of Flevoland? This makes the youngest province of the Netherlands one of the world's largest dry ship graveyards.

Sunken treasures at the Batavialand Museum

Did you know that many surprising archaeological finds have been excavated from the soils of Flevoland? Over the decades activities like constructing buildings, drainage...
the Little Tower of Babel (c. 1563) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder is one of the most famous works in the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Bring your dirty laundry to the museum and enjoy free entry

Did you know that if you bring your dirty laundry, you will enjoy free entry (regular adult ticket €15) to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen...

The Dutch pyramid of Austerlitz

Did you know that a 36 meter high man-made pyramid can be found at the highest point of Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park? The Pyramid...
koortsboom

The magical properties of fever trees

Did you know that the illness will disappear if you hang a piece of clothing from someone who is ill is on a 'koortsboom'...
Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he lived there from 1883 to 1885? However, he refused to paint this windmill as he simply disliked new buildings.

Vincent van Gogh refused to paint windmill

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he...
Did you know that the Egmond Walking Marathon on 27 and 28 January takes you along the North Sea beach and scenic winding roads in the dunes? Last year more than 13,000 walkers contributed to the Dutch rheumatism association.

Egmond Walking Marathon 2018

Did you know that the Egmond Walking Marathon on 27 and 28 January 2018 takes you along the North Sea beach and scenic winding...